Melissa Marty was born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Notorious (2016), Dangerous Company (2015) and Jane the Virgin (2014).
Marty placed as a semi-finalist in Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2008, competing as “Miss Caguas.” She then became a contestant on the reality show/beauty contest Nuestra Belleza Latina, and after weeks of competition and eliminations, she won the grand prize of over $100,000, a contract with Univision and earned the title of Nuestra Belleza Latina 2008.
She is a member of Mu Alpha Phi sorority. After winning Nuestra Belleza Latina she gained national exposure and worked as an entertainment host on shows on Univision, Galavision and the Telefutura network.
In 2012, Marty moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career. In 2014, she worked as a co-host of the morning show El Coffee Break on the Azteca America network until it was cancelled on April 18, 2014.